Ross, Donald

Hometown:

UNITED KINGDOM

Dornoch,
Scotland

Year Inducted:

1977

Induction Category:

Pinehurst

Birth Date:

Nov 23, 1872 -
Apr 26, 1948

Donald Ross

Accomplishments

  • Served as apprentice to Old Tom Morris at St. Andrews in 1899
  • Designer or re-designer of 600 courses including;
  • Pinehurst No. 2, site of the 1936 PGA Championship, 1951 Ryder Cup, and the 1999, 2005, 2014 U.S. Open
  • Aronimink, site of the 1962 PGA Championship, 2003 Senior PGA Championship, and the 2010, 2011 AT&T National
  • Oakland Hills, site of the 1942, 1937, 1951, 1961, 1985, 1996 U.S. Open, 1972, 1979, 2008 PGA Championship, 1981, 1991 U.S. Senior Open, and the 2004 Ryder Cup
  • Oak Hill, site of the 1956, 1968, 1989 U.S. Open, 1980, 2003, 2013 PGA Championship, 1995 Ryder Cup, 1984 U.S. Senior Open, and the 2008 Senior PGA Championship

Amateur Wins: 5

  • 1903: North and South Open
  • 1905: North and South Open, Massachusetts Open
  • 1906: North and South Open
  • 1911: Massachusetts Open